Virginia College - Medical Terminology - Chapter 6 Root Words

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Chapter 6 Root Words - MED1010 - Pearson Medical Terminology Complete
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  1. cephal/o
    head
  2. cervic/o
    neck
  3. cost/o
    ribs
  4. myel/o
    red bone marrow, spinal cord
  5. oste/o
    bone
  6. stern/o
    sternum (breast bone)
  7. thorac/o
    chest
  8. brachi/o
    arm
  9. carp/o
    carpus (wrist bone)
  10. clavicul/o
    clavicle (collar bone)
  11. humer/o
    humerus (upper arm bone)
  12. femor/o
    femur (thigh bone)
  13. fibul/o
    fibula (smaller, outer bone of lower leg)
  14. lumb/o
    lower back
  15. patell/o
    patella (knee)
  16. arthr/o
    joint
  17. lei/o
    smooth
  18. my/o, myos/o
    muscle
  19. fibr/o
    fibrous tissue
  20. ten/o
    tendon
  21. kinesi/o
    motion
  22. tax/o
    movement, reaction to a stimuli
  23. troph/o
    development
  24. ankyl/o
    crooked
  25. chondr/o
    cartilage
  26. kyph/o
    hump
  27. lord/o
    bent forward
  28. por/o
    hole
  29. sarc/o
    flesh
  30. scoli/o
    curved
  31. articul/o
    joint
  32. burs/o
    bursa
  33. carp/o
    wrist
  34. condyl/o
    knuckle of a joint
  35. cran/o, crani/o
    skull, cranium
  36. fasci/o
    fascia
  37. ili/o
    flank, hip, groin, ilium of the pelvis
  38. ischi/o
    haunch, hip joint, ischium
  39. menisc/o
    meniscus
  40. muscul/o
    muscle
  41. orth/o
    straight
  42. ost/o, oste/o
    bone
  43. pariet/o
    wall
  44. ped/o
    child
  45. petr/o
    stone
  46. phalang/o
    phalanges
  47. phys/o
    growth
  48. pub/o
    pubis
  49. radi/o
    radius
  50. sacr/o
    sacred, sacrum
  51. skelet/o
    skeleton
  52. spondyl/o
    vertebra
  53. synov/o, synovi/o
    synovial
  54. tars/o
    tarsal (ankle bone)
  55. ten/o, tendon/o
    stretch, tendon
  56. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  57. carcin/o
    cancer
  58. leuk/o
    white
  59. lith/o
    stone
  60. lamin/o
    thin, lamina
  61. electr/o
    electricity

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